


TCAP Performance Indicators  Grade 5 Math 




Advanced 
Students at the advanced level demonstrate indepth
understanding of academic knowledge and skills tested on the
TCAP by demonstrating the ability to: 
spi* 3.1 
generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions, decimals,
and percents (e.g., 1/10, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4); 


spi 3.2 
multiply a fraction by a multiple of its denominator
(denominator less than or equal to 10) (3) 




spi 3.3 
generalize numerical patterns using a variable; 








spi 3.4 
select an equation that represents a given mathematical
relationship; 






spi 3.5 
extend rate charts to solve realworld problems. 








spi 3.6 
classify geometric figures using properties; 









spi 3.7 
use spatial reasoning to identify the threedimensional figure
created from a twodimensional representation (net) of that
figure (i.e., cube, rectangular prism, pyramid, cone, or
cylinder). 
spi 3.8 
apply formulas to find the area of parallelograms and triangles; 







spi 3.9 
solve realworld problems involving perimeter and area of
rectangles. 






spi 3.10 
determine the mean of a data set; 










spi 3.11 
make predictions based on data. 










Proficient 
Students at the Proficient level demonstrate competency in the
academic knowledge and skills tested on the TCAP by
demonstrating the ability to: 
spi 2.1 
add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers (multipliers
and divisors no more than twodigits). 



spi 2.2 
identify the place value of a given digit from millions to
thousandths; 






spi 2.3 
represent, compare, and order whole numbers and decimals to
thousandths; 





spi 2.4 
use estimation to select a reasonable solution to a whole number
computation; 





spi 2.5 
add, subtract, and multiply decimals; 









spi 2.6 
solve one or twostep realworld problems involving addition,
subtraction, and/or multiplication of whole numbers and
decimals; 
spi 2.7 
represent numbers as both improper fractions and mixed numbers; 






spi 2.8 
compare and order fractions using the appropriate symbol
(<,>,=); 






spi 2.9 
add and subtract commonly used fractions. 









spi 2.10 
apply basic function rules; 











spi 2.11 
connect open sentences to realworld situations; 








spi 2.12 
solve open sentences involving addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division. 





spi 2.13 
identify two or threedimensional shapes given defining
attributes; 






spi 2.14 
use spatial reasoning to predict the result of sliding,
flipping, or turning a twodimensional shape; 



spi 2.15 
locate and specify a point in Quadrant I of a coordinate system. 







spi 2.16 
select appropriate standard units to measure length, perimeter,
area, capacity, volume, weight, time, temperature, and angles; 
spi 2.17 
connect simple units of measurement within the same system of
measurement; 





spi 2.18 
use strategies to estimate perimeter and area of rectangles; 







spi 2.19 
solve realworld problems involving elapsed time. 








spi 2.20 
determine the median of a data set; 









spi 2.21 
determine the mode of a data set; 










spi 2.22 
determine the most likely, least likely, or equally likely
outcomes in simple experiments; 




spi 2.23 
represent the likelihood of an event using a fractional number
from zero to one. 





Basic 
Students at the Basic Level demonstrate some academic knowledge
and skills tested on the TCAP by demonstrating the ability to: 
spi 1.1 
read and write numbers from millions to
thousandths; 








spi 1.2 
connect symbolic representations of
proper and improper fractions to models of proper and improper
fractions; 

spi 1.3 
represent whole numbers and twoplace
decimals in expanded form. 






spi 1.4 
extend numerical patterns; 










spi 1.5 
extend geometric patterns. 










spi 1.6 
identify lines, line segments, rays, and
angles; 








spi 1.7 
identify lines of symmetry in
twodimensional geometric figures. 







spi 1.8 
read temperature using Fahrenheit and
Celsius scales; 







spi 1.9 
use a ruler to measure to the nearest
centimeter and 1/4 inch; 







spi 1.10 
use estimation to determine if a length
or volume measurement is reasonable; 





spi 1.11 
solve realworld problems involving
addition and subtraction of measurements. 





spi 1.12 
represent data using bar graphs and
pictographs; 








spi 1.13 
interpret data displayed in bar graphs
and pictographs. 







*spi  state
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